Create & Cultivate is a movement for women looking to create & cultivate the career of their dreams. 

This is a 365 day conversation around entrepreneurship and being a woman in the modern digital world. We gather the next generation of curious creatives, entrepreneurs and bosses to spark conversation around the topics they are passionate about from influencer marketing and brand building to raising money.  

At Create & Cultivate you are destined to meet other talented, like-minded creatives, all while learning tips and tricks from some of the best in the business. Attendees get access to a highly curated, impactful one-day program of workshops, mentor sessions, and panels, as well as delicious cocktails, food, pop-up shops, photo booths, gift bags, and more.

Our attendees come to feel inspired, enhance their business, drink killer cocktails and cultivate new friendships in an amazing and beautiful environment!  Create & Cultivate has taken place in Brooklyn, Montauk, Los Angeles, Palm Springs and Portland, and continues three times a year, nationwide. 

Past speakers include:

Chelsea Handler, Jessica Alba, Rachel Zoe, Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power of Who What Wear, Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler of SoulCycle, Emily SchumanGarance Doré, Hannah Bronfman, Rachel Parcell, Emily Weiss, Aimee Song, Chriselle Lim, Jen Gotch, Orlando Soria, Geri Hirsch, Peter Rojas, Amanda de Cadenet, Julianne Hough, Whitney Port, Soraya Darabi, Studio DIY and many more. 

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The Press


 3 conferences per year. 600 women. 60 speakers.

1 life changing day. 

Los Angeles, CA 2016

               Chicago, Illinois 2015

      Los Angeles, CA 2015      

                   Dallas, TX 2016


Meet the Founder

Jaclyn Johnson




Jaclyn Johnson, the writer turned blogger/ceo /conference creator /event planner extraordinaire has implanted Los Angeles with a much needed dose of curated, innovative and interesting marketing for companies often put on the back burner in LA, namely fashion + lifestyle brands. 

In 2012, she launched Create + Cultivate which has since taken place in Portland, Montauk, Brooklyn, Palm Springs and Los Angeles. She has grown Create & Cultivate into a must attend conference where hundreds of women gather to find themselves entertain, enlightened and inspired by the mix of speakers and workshop hosts. The conference has been called "the ultimate conference for girl bosses everywhere"  by sites such as Refinery 29, The Zoe Report, Who What Wear and more. 

She has been named Forbes 30 under 30 for marketing and advertising, A Woman of Note by the Wall Street Journal and 25 most stylish Angelenos by StyleCaster among other accolades.

You can follow her journey @JaclynRJohnson.